Commission moots green power trading

December 2007
Utility Week;12/14/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p17
Trade Publication
The article reports on the forthcoming European Union (EU) directive on renewable energy. A draft of the directive sets out two alternative mechanisms for the cross-border trading of renewable energy production, known as guarantees of origin (GOs). Under the first option, member states would be free to decide whether their companies could buy or sell GOs from and to those in other EU states. Under the second, governments would be forced to let firms sell them to buyers in other countries.


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